Lecavalier showed late last year he is still an elite scorer. (Eliot J. Schechter/Getty Images)

Vincent Lecavalier Buyout: The Correct Decision

The Tampa Bay Lightning have decided to use a compliance buyout on Vincent Lecavalier. You read that correctly. Vincent Lecavalier has been bought out by the Lightning. Not often is […]

by · June 27, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · News/Commentary, Tampa Bay Lightning, Trades Contracts and Transactions
Jonathan Drouin can take home the Calder Trophy playing with the high-scoring Tampa Bay Lightning. [photo: David Chan]

Tampa Bay Lightning 2013 Draft Preview – Part Three

It’s the most wonderful time of the year. The time for 211 dreams to come true. The time for fans to dream of the next wave of talent for their […]

by · June 25, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · NHL Entry Draft, Tampa Bay Lightning
Nathan MacKinnon (Ryan Taplin/Metro Halifax News)

Tampa Bay Lightning 2013 Draft Preview – Part Two

It’s the most wonderful time of the year. The time for 211 dreams to come true. The time for fans to dream of the next wave of talent for their […]

by · June 25, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · NHL Entry Draft, Tampa Bay Lightning
Seth Jones (Image Courtesy of TheHockeyGuys.net)

Tampa Bay Lightning 2013 Draft Preview – Part One

It’s the most wonderful time of the year. The time for 211 dreams to come true. The time for fans to dream of the next wave of talent for their […]

by · June 23, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · NHL Entry Draft, Tampa Bay Lightning
Jonathan Drouin could be a future dream linemate of  Steven Stamkos [photo: David Chan]

NHL Draft War Room: Tampa Bay Lightning

by Eldon MacDonald Potential Tampa Bay Lightning Picks The purpose of this article is to give readers a feel for what the Tampa Bay Lightning might be looking for in […]

Brett Connolly has stepped up his game since the trade deadline (image via wikipedia)

Syracuse Crunch Face Big Test Down 2-0

This wasn’t the way the Syracuse Crunch wanted to start their Calder Cup Final run. The Crunch, who won the Calder Cup with many of the same players a season […]

by · June 11, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · AHL, Tampa Bay Lightning
(Jeff Griffith-USA TODAY Sports)

Free Agent Targets on Defense for the Tampa Bay Lightning

Without a doubt there will be free agent targets on defense for the Tampa Bay Lightning. The Lighting ranked 26th in the NHL allowing 150 goals against. This number is […]

by · May 1, 2013 · 1 comment · Tampa Bay Lightning
Martin St. Louis’ Gateway to Another Milestone

Martin St. Louis’ Gateway to Another Milestone

Martin St. Louis has accomplished virtually everything one could hope to achieve in hockey. In addition to winning the Stanley Cup with the Tampa Bay Lightning in 2004, he has […]

by · April 27, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · News/Commentary, Tampa Bay Lightning
Steven Stamkos (Icon SMI)

A Season of Ups and Mostly Downs For the Lightning

From a playoff threat to a complete debacle, that pretty much sums up this season for the Tampa Bay Lightning. For a team that started the season 6-1, the only […]

by · April 27, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Tampa Bay Lightning
Tampa Bay looking much stronger this season (Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports)

Tampa Bay Lightning: Comparing Analytics and Goaltending

It has been well noted that the Tampa Bay Lightning, while having elite offensive talent, have issues keeping the puck out of their own net. In my last article I […]

by · April 27, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Tampa Bay Lightning
Carolina Hurricane Brandon Sutter (16) airborne over Tampa Bay Lightning goalie Mathieu Garon (Andy Martin Jr)

Quality of Tampa Bay Lightning Goaltending This Season

  A few years ago Hockey Prospectus introduced a stat similar to baseball’s quality starts statistic. Whereas in baseball a quality start is six or more innings pitched with three or […]

by · April 25, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Tampa Bay Lightning
Lecavalier was bought out by the Lightning this summer.

Should the Tampa Bay Lightning Buyout Vincent Lecavalier?

A question of great weight and significance to the Tampa Bay Lightning organization must be considered by General Manager Steve Yzerman. Should he use an amnesty buyout on Captain and […]

by · April 21, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Tampa Bay Lightning